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Sponsored Post Daystar Retirement Village holding Open House on Thursday, May 14

Daystar Retirement Village holding Open House on Thursday, May 14

Advertiser Daystar Retirement Village will be holding an Open House on Thursday, May 14, from Noon – 2:30 p.m. at the Parkview Building on their campus at 2615 SW Barton Street. “Come enjoy light... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: After working at The Grainery for 30 years, James is retiring

INTERN’S VIEW: After working at The Grainery for 30 years, James is retiring

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern At 13629 1st Ave South there is a health food store called ‘The Grainery’ that has been in business since March of 1981. The Grainery... [Read more]

Northwest Hope & Healing’s Style ’15 Fashion Show Benefit will be April 30

Northwest Hope & Healing’s Style ’15 Fashion Show Benefit will be April 30

On April 30, two dozen breast cancer survivors will show their strength as they model the newest spring trends during Style ’15, Northwest Hope & Healing’s 13th Annual Fashion Show Benefit. The... [Read more]

Tin Room starts new ‘Tin Ship’ scholarship for Highline Schools grads

Tin Room starts new ‘Tin Ship’ scholarship for Highline Schools grads

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater announced this week that they’ll be starting an annual ‘Tin Ship’ scholarship program to a Highline Public Schools graduating senior. The... [Read more]

LOST: Reward for Cat ‘Snots,’ last seen near S. 120th Street on Thursday

LOST: Reward for Cat ‘Snots,’ last seen near S. 120th Street on Thursday

Cassandra Wold’s cat ‘Snots’ went missing from S. 120th Street on Thursday, April 23: Offering a $100 reward. Please call 206-669-7880 if seen or found.  Read More →

Sponsored Post Meet Author of ‘100 Things to do in Seattle Before You Die’ at Page 2 Books Sat.

Meet Author of ‘100 Things to do in Seattle Before You Die’ at Page 2 Books Sat.

Meet Athima Chansanchai, Author of “100 Things To Do In Seattle Before You Die” this Saturday, April 25 at 1:30 p.m. at Page 2 Books in Burien. How well do you know your own city? What should... [Read more]

PHOTO: 102-year old schooner ‘Adventuress’ sails past Three Tree Point

PHOTO: 102-year old schooner ‘Adventuress’ sails past Three Tree Point

Dory Hamlyn sent us this photo, showing the 102-year old schooner ‘Adventuress’ as she rounded Three Tree Point and headed south on Friday, April 24: Here’s more info about this schooner,... [Read more]

City Hall/Library doors will now be left open when council meetings run late

City Hall/Library doors will now be left open when council meetings run late

The City of Burien announced Thursday afternoon (April 23) that the City Hall/Library lobby doors will be kept open through the end of City Council meetings on Monday nights, even when meetings run longer... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Gorgeous new 4-BD in Seahurst!

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Gorgeous new 4-BD in Seahurst!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SATURDAY, April 25 – is a gorgeous new 4-bedroom home in the desirable Seahurst neighborhood! This... [Read more]

REMINDER: Support The Hi-Liners at a Book Fair this Saturday, April 25

REMINDER: Support The Hi-Liners at a Book Fair this Saturday, April 25

REMINDER: The Hi-Liners Musical Theater will be part of a Barnes & Noble Book Fair this Saturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble Southcenter store. “Join us for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Wah Kue Restaurant to reopen – Grand Opening celebration is this Sunday!

Wah Kue Restaurant to reopen – Grand Opening celebration is this Sunday!

The historic and very popular Wah Kue Restaurant – which originally opened for business in Burien over six decades ago, is reopening with new owners. The Grand Opening celebration is this Sunday, April... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Highline Public Schools must fix ‘Separate but Equal’ Policy’

LETTER: ‘Highline Public Schools must fix ‘Separate but Equal’ Policy’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Highline Schools must fix “Separate... [Read more]

REMINDER: Clothing drive for Highline Relay for Life will be this Saturday

REMINDER: Clothing drive for Highline Relay for Life will be this Saturday

REMINDER: A Clothing Drive to benefit the Highline Relay for Life will be held this Saturday, April 25, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Municipal parking lot across from Fire Station No. 2 at 8th Ave SW... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, May 2

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, May 2

You are cordially invited to attend the Cinco de Mayo celebration at The Cove with Rock ‘n Roll music by The Approximations (Dan Satterberg’s band) on Saturday, May 2, from 7 – 11:30 p.m. The... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on aging facilities & crowding issues

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on aging facilities & crowding issues

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (April 23) that it is seeking input from the community on how to address the district’s need to build, repair, and renovate schools to meet educational needs,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Westside School holding Spring Pre-K Open House this Saturday

REMINDER: Westside School holding Spring Pre-K Open House this Saturday

REMINDER: Advertiser Westside School will be hosting a Pre-K Spring Open House THIS Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. until Noon. Pre-Kindergarten is the main entrance point for this NWAIS Accredited Pre-K... [Read more]

VIDEO: Highline High graduate Ryan Brett gets first major league hit vs Yankees

VIDEO: Highline High graduate Ryan Brett gets first major league hit vs Yankees

Last Sunday (April 19), Highline High School graduate Ryan Brett (class of 2010) made his Major League debut for the Tampa Bay Rays vs. the New York Yankees, and when he led off the ninth inning as a... [Read more]

Four all-new plays in 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival start May 1

Four all-new plays in 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival start May 1

Four all-new plays by Washington playwrights will be featured in the 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival, which runs at Burien Actors Theatre from May 1 through May 24. For about the price... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards Breakfast breaks giving records

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards Breakfast breaks giving records

Highline Schools Foundation Alaska Airlines Scholarship recipient Cecilia Vu with Alaska Airlines’ Aileen Cronin (Foundation Trustee) and Brad Tilden. Last Friday morning (April 17), over 200 people... [Read more]

‘Abstract by Nature’ solo show at Burien Arts Gallery opens Friday, May 8

‘Abstract by Nature’ solo show at Burien Arts Gallery opens Friday, May 8

“Abstract by Nature” – a solo show by Olympia painter Becky Knold – begins Friday, May 8 at the Burien Arts Gallery. “The paintings selected for this exhibit at the Burien Arts Gallery are visual... [Read more]

Jeanette Burrage resigns from Des Moines City Council Wednesday

Jeanette Burrage resigns from Des Moines City Council Wednesday

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage – who has been charged with assaulting a special needs student riding on a Highline School District bus she was... [Read more]

REMINDER: Help beautify Burien during the annual ‘Clean Sweep’ this Saturday

REMINDER: Help beautify Burien during the annual ‘Clean Sweep’ this Saturday

REMINDER: It’s time again to roll up those sleeves to tackle trash and beautify Burien during the city’s annual Clean Sweep, starting at 8 a.m. this Saturday, April 25, and sponsored by Recology CleanScapes. From... [Read more]

Locked door causes 2 Councilmembers to leave meeting Monday night

Locked door causes 2 Councilmembers to leave meeting Monday night

by Jack Mayne A door that has been locked every night at 9 p.m. since 2009 caused two Burien City Council members to walk out of Monday night’s (April 20) meeting because citizens might not have... [Read more]

Southbound SR 509 in Burien to close for 4 nights starting Wednesday, April 22

Southbound SR 509 in Burien to close for 4 nights starting Wednesday, April 22

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that drivers heading to Burien or Sea-Tac Airport should prepare for up to four full closures of southbound SR 509 over the next seven... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery holding Open Mic Poetry Night on Wednesday, April 29

Burien Arts Gallery holding Open Mic Poetry Night on Wednesday, April 29

Burien Arts Gallery will be holding an Open Mic Poetry Night from 7 – 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, and all are invited to celebrate poetry and support local poets. This event is in honor of National... [Read more]

Auto theft investigation leads to recovery of ‘lots’ of stolen property in Burien

Auto theft investigation leads to recovery of ‘lots’ of stolen property in Burien

What began as an auto theft investigation lead to recovery of “lots” of stolen property from a home near S. 128th and 2nd Ave South in Burien on Monday (April 20), according to police. “While... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 3 Wishes holding Naot Footwear Trunk Show this coming Saturday, April 25

3 Wishes holding Naot Footwear Trunk Show this coming Saturday, April 25

Advertiser 3 Wishes will be holding a Trunk Show for Naot Footwear this Saturday, April 25, from Noon – 4 p.m. Meet the Naot Representative and view the entire Naot Summer 2015 Collection – including... [Read more]

PHOTO: Amazing red Sunset – due to Siberian forest fires – as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Amazing red Sunset – due to Siberian forest fires – as seen from Burien

On Saturday night (April 18), BTB Contributor Elston Hill took this amazing photo of the sunset (click image to see larger version): “I could not figure out why the sun was so red,” he said.... [Read more]